The purpose of this course is to provide aspiring or existing managers with the critical knowledge of management and leadership related to the 21st century organisation. The course covers the key elements of what makes a successful manager in business whether managing its finances, operations and people or building strategy and leading change in the digital age.
The programme is aimed at mid-managers who are seeking to update their knowledge in these key areas in order to enhance their performance, their team’s effectiveness and the competitiveness of the organisation they currently work in.
A unique feature of the programme is the opportunity for each candidate to carry out a managerial research project which allows students to research in-depth an issue/problem facing their organisation.
The course is devised to ensure that candidates are provided with the necessary skills and knowledge in each of the compulsory units and are assessed by practical application using an organisational context they are familiar with
On completion of the course students will be able to:
- Understand current theoretical debates about the nature of management, leadership, business in an organizational context
- Analyse business & managerial problems using a range of criteria and techniques, leading to recommendations on options, implementation and choice of actions.
- Recognise the significance to business of the changing nature of the technological international and related environments
- Assess the implications for management & leadership of emerging influences, innovation and change in order to make an effective contribution to the management of business activity
- create, evaluate and assess a range of options together with the capacity to apply ideas and knowledge to a range of situations
The Course is made up of 8 units with 60 ECVETs and can be studied on either full-time or part-time basis